Associate Professor Tina Noutsos

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Royal Darwin Hospital (G14)
PO Box 41326, Casuarina 0811, Northern Territory

Dr Tina Noutsos is a Senior Specialist Haematologist with NT Health, Head of Global and Tropical Health/Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, and adjunct Associate Professor with Flinders University's College of Medicine and Public Health.

Tina is a clinical and laboratory Consultant Haematologist with dual FRACP and FRCPA fellowships. She is active in both clinical and laboratory practice at the Royal Darwin Hospital, Department of Health, NT Government. Tina is the NT lead for transfusion, a Councillor (Board Company Director) of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion, and an Expert Group Member of the Serious Transfusion Incident Reporting (STIR) Group of the Blood Matters program, Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria.

She completed her PhD with the Menzies School of Health Research on snakebite associated thrombotic microangiopathy, an important complication of snakebite envenoming which occurs globally and is associated with kidney injury. In her Senior Research Fellow role at Menzies, Tina's research interests include blood transfusion and improving the evidence base and shared decision-making with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, snakebite-associated thrombotic microangiopathy, and the epidemiology, clinical features and effectiveness of treatments for antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and immune thrombocytopenic purpura in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and rural and remote communities. She is a CI on an MRFF funded stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of point of care full blood examination testing in remote NT primary health care. Tina is chair of the NT's cancer clinical trials unit committee.

Tina has a solid foundation in higher education and leadership. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and was the Director of the Medical Program - Doctor of Medicine (MD) at Flinders University (NT 2015-2020 and SA 2017-2020).



Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1996

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Flinders University, 1999

Doctor of Philosophy, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, 2021

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2010

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2010

Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, 2021

Honours, awards and grants

Thrombosis & Haemostasis Society of Australia and New Zealand John Lloyd conference grant, 2021

National Blood Sector Research and Development Program - patient blood management research project grant - 2021

Vice President Executive Dean's Outstanding Student Centred Learning and Teaching Award, 2019

Teaching interests

Haematology, genetics, research methods

Topic lecturer
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